ABC Aid Team * Delivery Driver *

Aid Box Community Charity
Contract Type: 
Part Time
Thursdays 10.45am - 3.15pm
Contract Details: 
Details of Role: 

We are looking for volunteer * Delivery Driver * to come and join our team.


At Aid Box Community's ‘Free Shop’ in Bristol, we make a difference to the daily lives of refugees and asylum seekers by providing free essential living items, along with a safe and welcoming space. In addition to this, we offer a delivery service to some of our service users for transporting items which they can’t manage to take away themselves.


This volunteer role provides an opportunity for you to help us to:

  • Collect donated items and distribute them to our service users when necessary.
  • Help us to maintain our warehouse and sort incoming aid donations



       4 ½ hours per week:

    • Thursdays 10.45 – 3.15pm

         *6 Months Commitment necessary*


    What’s involved?

    • Collecting items from donors homes at times

    • Loading and delivering aid to service users which they couldn’t take away themselves

    • Tip runs when necessary

    • Completing risk assessments

    • Delivering surplus aid to other charities who we support in Bristol

    • At times when there are no deliveries you would assist in the warehouse:

      • Checking the quality of aid donations and sorting them as they arrive at the ABC hub

      • Distributing items to the relevant place

      • Maintaining area as a safe and usable space


    We’d like you to:

    • Be flexible and have willingness to get stuck in

    • Enjoy being part of a small team

    • Be a positive, committed and enthusiastic team player

    • Have good organisational and communication skills

    • Be passionate about supporting refugees and asylum seekers

    • Be sensitive to the situation of our service users

    • Work within ABC policies and procedures


      Practical Considerations:

      We will:

      • Provide full induction training before you commence the role

      • Provide training in: Safeguarding, Asylum in the UK, Trauma Awareness, Cultural Awareness


      • Full driving license and own transport essential

      • 2 references required

      • Drivers will need to be DBS checked at a cost of £15. This will be carried out soon after your induction.


      Closing Date: 
      Friday, 30 November, 2018 - 18:00
      How to Apply: 

      Fill in the attached ABC Volunteer Introductory Form and  email to

      Contact Person: 
      Naomi Morse
      Contact Email:
      Contact Phone: 
      Postal Address: 
      5 Waverley Road Bristol BS6 6ES